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What is a perlocutionary verb?

 

Definition
 

A perlocutionary verb is a verb that names a perlocutionary act.

Example (English)
 
  • She tried to persuade me to accompany her.

    Source:

    Leech 1983 204

  • Source
     

    Leech 1983 204–205


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